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Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 11:00pm EST
quote passionate richard sherman is but i don't know whether people understand how articulate and educated the man is. he's its his third year in the league. he grew up in compton and he ended up second of his class in high school.
SFGTV
Jan 15, 2014 7:00am PST
of the year and thus may i hear a motion and second for the readoption for the board of education rules and procedures. >> so moved. >> second. >> thank you. >> are there any, and there are no speakers, are there any comments from the board? >> seeing none, roll call? >> thank you. >> wei. >> yes. >> logan. >> yes. >> fewer. >> yes. >> haney. >> yes. >> miss maufas? >> yes. >> mis mendoza-mcdonnell, dr. murase? aye. >> murase. >> aye. >> wynns. >> aye. >> election of officers of the board of education, as to the board and to the public, this type of election is by voice vote and a second is not need nomination and permissible for a member nominated to vote for him or herself in this election, you will be voting by name, if there is more than one nomination, it is only one nomination, you will be voting by saying aye or nay. >> i declare that the nominations are open for the office of the president of the board of education for the 2014. >> yes? >> i nominate fewer, president. >> thank you. >> any other nominations for president of the board of education? >> seeing none, i am now declari
Al Jazeera America
Jan 22, 2014 4:00am EST
tonight, home alone. an indepth look on american education takes us inside home schooling. can it be a prescription for abuse and neglect? >> we hear stories of kids 10 years old that don't know their alphabet. there are kids that will fail, and they'll fail whether they go to public school or not. >> outcry after a japanese dolphin hunt. do the survivors end up on display for us? and reshaping america's icons by hand. she's a one-woman wonder. harvesting old growth red wood and creating new american pressures. >> it's a feel, it's a hunch, a gut feeling with me. it's woman intuition. >> evening. thanks for joining us. i'm joie chen. learning at home. it's grown from a french movement three decades ago to a popular alternative in american education. the number of home schooled children doubled in the last 20 years. an estimated 1.7 million are educated at home. most often they thrive, even outperform public educated peers. there is evidence of risk to education and to their safety. "america tonight"'s indepth look at the issues with sheila macvicar on what's when children beco
SFGTV
Jan 15, 2014 7:30am PST
extremely excited about this issue being before the board of education tonight and i am also very concerned that this might not be in its best form. my request is to approve this and place the language in section 19 and that would be pending sfpd approval and i would like to thank you for your time. >> my name is amber and i am a coordinator for the center where i facilitate the movement programs, which is and we explore different things from the education and equality and the police and the youth relationships and with the justice and this is a primary children's example of what restorative justice should be to inspire the accountability in all. and sorry, the students should be taken for the consideration because their access to the healthy school and atmosphere is imperative and the officers definitely have the ability to change that atmosphere out of school. and so i feel that it really needs to be a positive change, with this new mlu. and finding the mlu is both special and important because it demonstrates the kind of restorative justice that we have been exploring as we learn how the
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2014 7:30am PST
the education and equality and the police and the youth relationships and with the justice and this is a primary children's example of what restorative justice should be to inspire the accountability in all. and sorry, the students should be taken for the consideration because their access to the healthy school and atmosphere is imperative and the officers definitely have the ability to change that atmosphere out of school. and so i feel that it really needs to be a positive change, with this new mlu. and finding the mlu is both special and important because it demonstrates the kind of restorative justice that we have been exploring as we learn how the crime in the community influence each other and how the commitment that we as the students and the people of the community to creating a memo of understanding between all of us. what i desire is that as the sfos are introduced with this memo of understanding that the students and the police alike in schools are able to rebuild that community, and make sure to transcend into the neighboring areas. and into the public as well. thank you. >> >> good
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2014 8:00am PST
for children in san francisco. therefore, be it resolved that the board of education of the san francisco unified school district believes that if sugary beverage tax will decrease the consumption of the beverage and bring about a corresponding increase in the over all health of children in our jurisdiction and resolved that the board of education, of the san francisco unified school district, supports the concept of a sugary befrage tax and the idea that the revenues should be used to support the child nutrition and programs and be it further resolved that the board of education from the san francisco unified school district urges the board of supervisors to place a sugarry beverage tax on a future ballot for approval by voters. >> thank you. >> and i think that we have some speakers lineds up. but before i call their names, i would like to call up the supervisors eric mar and scott weiner. >> it is great to be here with scott and our colleagues, could not be here with us, it is nice to have the richmond district on the board of education as well and so congratulations president fewer an
SFGTV
Jan 15, 2014 9:00am PST
this resolution and that, and that was used in increasing nutritional education and options for physical options for children and it is not clear and the lines are not clearly drawn yet. and at the sac we are talking about how we did not have enough information to make a really good, yes or no stance, and there is also conflicting research in a paper by nature that says that the taxing sodas will not actually help decrease the amount of or the consumption of sugary beverages and that is our take on it. >> commissioner murase? >> i wanted to recognize supervisor school weiner and eric mar and his aid, and i will be supporting this resolution, tonight. and we have talked a little bit about the impact on diabetes and heart disease, but i wanted to share with my colleagues and the audience and three other facts, about the negative health impacts of soda. and first, the public school, and the school of public health found a coalition of soda consumption and the withdraw of attention problems in children that was talked about by the former teachers, tonight. >> and secondly, the johnson foundation fou
SFGTV
Jan 20, 2014 2:30pm PST
of the population approves the reauthorization of the public education and enrichment fund and 85 percent of the population approves for the reauthorization of the children's amendment and so anyone who is saying, that the sugary beverage tax with pull down, pulling 35 do 36 percent has a personal political agenda or works for the american beverage association. and the math just is not there and if we are going to be a data-driven district, we can't be only data driven when the data works the way that we want it to work, if it is inconvenient politically that the data tells what the data tell us, we still have to listen to the data and so i have five copy ts of this poll and you happy to share with it anyone who likes it and that is whatvy to say. >> okay. >> next speaker, thank you. >> good evening, commissioners. and superintendent cars, i am with the united educators fp san francisco and for the past couple of years, united educators have talked about how important it is to take care of the whole child and every child can success in school. and the nutrition is very much a part of that
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2014 9:00am PST
little support for physical education in our school districts, in fact, i hear such disparaging remarks about the physical education department and the teachers and really the need for students not to have physical instructional education as part of their class course work. and i find that it is some what hypocritical to say that obesity is an issue here and what we don't look at physical education in our school district and i just have to call that out because i have been to a lot of these meetings where we have talked about the physical education in the school district but yet the people seem like i have heard such disparaging remarks about the physical education in general, for example, like why do we have it? it is boring, why do the students have to do it, and yet we talk about obesity and yet, we talk about diabetes epidemic and we are talking about the health of our students and so i just want to bring that to everyone's attention that if you have a commitment to this and you have a commitment to what our children are consuming you should also have a commitment to physical educat
Al Jazeera America
Jan 16, 2014 11:30am EST
them stronger and get an education going forward. no one becomes smart, you become smart through education. >> you call me dr. harvey, and you know how much harder i have worked. >> you want a career or a job -- >> so mike viqueira as you hear this video, that is the message that president obama wants to portray to america. if you are not of means it is almost message to lower-income children and their families that college is in fact in reach for you, and part of it isn't just a question of the daunting sticker price. it's also a question of getting people used to the idea of going to college, get them thinking about college and getting them on the college track at an earlier this, we should present some context that is happening, leading into this election year, everything has to be seen through this prism, the president is going to be talking about the middle class. we have seen him over the course of the last two weeks initiate his year of action, of course, trying to do as much as he can through executive action, the promise zones in economically down troden areas of the cou
Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 9:00pm EST
'll be back here at 11:00 eastern 8:00 pacific. ♪ boundary parents really go to jail for stealing education? >> handcuffed with a leather belt. >> with handcuffs. >> we went in jail. >> also tonight, more to come. new threats for tourists coming to the winter olympics. why there's reason to stay away from sochi. and mud cat, sweet lou, so many greats. the american treasures who came after jackie robinson. on an era of pain, how a few good hits could level the playing field. >> why the blackball players attack that ball, you guys would simply attack it, simple, it was white! >> and good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm joie chen. when it comes to improving this country's public education, there are endless headlines about charter programs and districts that offer open enrollment for anyone who want to be there. but for school choice movement the simple reality is that hundreds of thousands of students remain trapped in failing school districts because of their zip codes. as what "america tonight"'s special correspond soledad o'brien found out, illegallily enrolling in districts they don't
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2014 5:00pm EST
on education in america is higher education and k-12 education comes from it. somebody like to call it sign law. originally propounded as something cannot go on forever. it will stop. and frequently compress even by sign later on. you see a lot of stuff that can't on forever. one thing is the divergence between what people make when they get out of college and what it costs to go to college. ever since the '70s which is about the time the federal government got in the business of subsidizing tuition. we've had a growth in tuition and fees that has been more than double the rate growth and family incomes. that means people have made up the difference with gap. the debt being the form of federally subsidized and guaranteed student loan. before the housing bubble people would take out a home equity loan to finance junior's college. while it probably goes on there's probably less. what does it mean? it means when you graduate from college, you owe at lough money. when you graduate from college and you owe a lot of money. you need a job that pays a lot of money to pay it off. and here is a problem.
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 1:30pm EST
question is in regards to your view on education. last week, we discussed how approximately only two percent of the national budget is spent on education. how do you feel about the amount of money that goes to public education and what you feel we could do to improve the public education system if we were allotted more money to do so? .> i declare my bias this is my father's watch. irving breyer, legal advisor, san francisco unified 1933-1973.rict, i grew up with the public schools. obviously, i cannot think of anything more important. there are a lot of very good schools, and a lot that are not so good. those that are not, i am really startled. of course, i do not have the answer. when i listen to experts in the field, they say nobody really has the answer. the person who is the principal or the headmaster makes a difference. experiment. see what works. that is what frank and roosevelt said. try something. if it does not work, try something else. but of course we should. places they many are. i cannot think of anything more important i would like to spend more money on. we know mone
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2014 7:00am PST
a school system that we must be to educate our students, the 21st century, the largest increases in k-12 education are proposed to begin reducing deferal and not increasing spending authority, and because they have exceeded the revenues for the past three years and requiring us to draw down fund balances to absorb the deficit spending will need to rely on some of the increased funding to offset the existing ongoing expenditures and the fiscal climate has been a stormy one for the last several years as everyone well knowns and we maintained the built in step increases for the employees in our district, we recognize that our employees have made tremendous sacrifices, taking furlough days and forgoing across the board salary increases, while there are many demands on our resources, the board of education and i, are committed to making sure that san francisco unified school district employees feel the positive impact of increased state funding, including better compensation, because our district is only as great as the people who work in it. so, thank you, for your service, and we look forwa
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 11:50am EST
not understand. i think every thinking american is coming to that conclusion. we have got to educate our children, and we have to educate their parents. it is at just a whim, necessity, if we are going to compete in this world. >> first lady barbara bush, live on c-span and c-span three. also on c-span radio, and c- span.org. andn new jersey on tuesday, governor chris christie deliver the annual state of the state address. he spoke for about 15 minutes -- 50 minutes. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you very much. thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you very much. happy new year. lieutenant governor. mr. speaker, congratulations. mr. president. members of the state legislature. friends and fellow new jerseyans. the last week has certainly tested this administration. mistakes were clearly made. and as a result, we let down the people we're entrusted to serve. i know our citizens deserve better. much better. i'm the governor. and i'm ultimately responsible for all that happens on my watch, both good and bad. without a doubt, we will cooperate with all app
SFGTV
Jan 15, 2014 8:30am PST
that will come into the district for the physical education programs and programs that will allow us to educate our children and keep them healthy, and keep them from making choices that are going to effect their health, and negatively so. and i am definitely in support of this and i applaud superintendent mar and weiner and cohen for working on this legislation, and i will be there to support them every step of the way and speaking for this in the community and working with the parents and the families as we worked to make better options for our children, thank you. >> good ink, superintendent, and commissioners and youth delegate and first for the resolution, this is from antigony. for all of you, thank you. my name is mark. >> could you please >> identify yourself? >> my name is mark murphy and i am a member of the community, and very involved in the youth and the youth out comes and one of the things that is the most important to me is that insuring that our youth are coming to school ready to learn in the right way i want to say that in 1994, head to the major u.s. tobacco companies testif
SFGTV
Jan 14, 2014 6:30pm PST
francisco's vision zero based on a three part strategy focus is on engineering and education and enforcement. we believe this will make san francisco a safer place to walk and bike as we ask san francisco to make this their primary and preferred method of transportation. while engineering and street design can be costly we have learned from other cities that temporary pilot redesigns can help save lives and safety experience to bikers and pedestrians immediately. we utilized this on folsom street. we invested in a low cost pilot project on sixth street so that we can make immediate changes on the corridor with the no. 1 and no. 3 highest collision in the city while we continue to go through a corridor. our office knew this would take years. yet the street is dangerous today. the mayor's office matched our funds and we were able to do this in san francisco. after we lost the life of 24 years young, we had the capacity to respond quicker by enforcing a bike lane as well. these projects have been proven to work and an opportunity to extend the benefits of the cyclist safety. this is a targeted
PBS
Jan 15, 2014 8:30am PST
up an appetite they care about education the survey also said that the naked abroad can help out with the pressure and competition at home in china the chinese government number of chinese overseas didn't have to ride in recent years. data show that there are likely more than five hundred thousand chinese students heading overseas in two thousand fourteen. i need to account for more than half the total number of overseas unit. but that the new trend gradually emerging in the chinese overseas student market. the chinese did was to come over for study abroad program or master's degree cover in the past two years were chosen as the need for high school. try the new release the british boarding schools are becoming a popular choice for chinese this especially goes for those who persecute cities in china to send ten one two in shanghai. in college in the paris school of the most famous british private school for chinese people. but and thirty cradles the lead role about twenty british ministers meeting in college prince charles and prince william. he'll be difficult or not easy to ge
SFGTV
Jan 20, 2014 3:00pm PST
of education that i think that we need to be providing to our students, and you know, i have heard, you know, part of the otter and all of the things that we have down doing and nick who has just blown up, so much of the nutrition, and of the sustainability work that we have been doing and working closely with so many folks to help make that happen. but, i am also worried that the language is not fully flushed out and i know that the supervisors are working on that to endorse something that is not fully flushed out. when you know, all kinds of things can still get added to it that we may or may not support is concerning to me. the benefits from the program, and how the dollars will be allocated are unclear to me and i want to make sure that because this is being proposed as a progressive tax that what we are willing to use, and coming in and we have a plan of how it is going to go out because it will decrease over the years. but what i, when i am most concerned about and what would change my mind about, and you know, again, i think that this is the right thing to do. but why i would not vote
Al Jazeera America
Jan 18, 2014 11:00pm EST
of americans had completed post high school education. by 2007, that number had jumped to nearly two-thirds. but the u.s. wasn't the only country sending kids off to college. in recent years the number of americans attaining four year degrees has stalled. look at this, 12th overall, and in danger of slipping further. meanwhile, the share of jobs that require some kind of college education has doubled in the past 40 years. according to a study done by georgetown university, 63% of all jobs will require more than a high school education by the year 2018. the need for a college degree will be especially important in the northeast. getting anne education doesn't just help you get a job, but more money. those with a four year college degree have progressively made more money overtime and to those born to lower income families, agree increases chances of upward mobility by 50%. yet half of all people from high income families get their degree by 25. only 10% from poorer families do the same. >> president obama and first lady michele obama came from modest backgrounds but were able to get i
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 5:55am EST
to complete a long-overdue reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act, fixing the flaws in the no child left behind bill. in march, governors provided congress with principles for tax reform. also offering concrete suggestions consistent and intertwined with the interest of the states and the federal government by working together. in may, governors laid a path forward and released the recommendation for the water resources development act. we urged congress to pass the act along with encouraging regular communications with governors and developing strategies that align available water resources with infrastructure needs. again, in may, we called on congress to uphold an existing law and restore the 15% set aside and the cash that is set aside for governors to create jobs, to spur economic growth, to grow family incomes, and to help get people back to work. that month, nga also fought for senate passage of the marketplace fairness act, which upholds the principles of federalism and levels the playing field between main street and e street. in june, governors reiterated t
SFGTV
Jan 19, 2014 4:30pm PST
and education. >> the sponsor is supervisor yee and we have grand dawson from the human agency to present. >> good afternoon, supervisors i work at the office of the human services. we're a relatively new office that was created on fiscal year 2013 it it consolidated the focus from the department of childcare and families and human services agency to create this office called the office of care and education. the creation of the early education is one of the many strategies to increase slots for childcare here in san francisco. the office has a contract with the low income fund to administer the childcare fund which incorporates the funding from the human services agency and san francisco. the childcare agencies enter a agency committee proofs the expansion for construction of new childcare facilities we we have represents fray dcwf and the office of education and planning and the mayor's office of housing. you know, facilities are a huge resource for the education a very important resource here in the city. this there is an increase in the population and to serve the children 0 so san f
Al Jazeera America
Jan 18, 2014 8:00pm EST
completed some post high school education. by 2007 it jumped to two-thirds. the u.s. was not the only country sending kids to college. in recent years the number of minister attaining four year degrees had stalled going from first in the world to this - 12th overall and in danger of slipping further. meanwhile, the share of jobs requiring college education has doubled. according to a study by george down university, 60% of all jobs by 2018 will require a college education. it will be important in the north-east. getting an education doesn't just help you get a job, it helps you make money. among 30 to 35-year-olds those with a degree made more money over time. research shows for those born to lower income families, a degree increases chances of upper mobility. half of all people from high income families get a batchlers by 25. only 10% of those from poorer families do the same. >> president obama and michelle obama came from modest backgrounds but got ivy league educations. college costs rose by 500%, putting higher education out of reach for many americans. at a white house college o
SFGTV
Jan 15, 2014 8:00am PST
and with the legacy but also, the commitment of our or of the san francisco community to the arts and arts education is an integral part of what san francisco is. and so, it takes or going to take all of us to get this done. and this is, yet another beginning, but for the most important thing and so thank you to everybody. >> commissioner? >> thank you. >> i just want to kept for the committee of the whole, we heard from michael thomas and from the opera and the ballet and the soda community from across cross section and i want to thank the folks who came out tonight as well. and i just a few people to call out, david balban, reme in bringing a group together to work on this again and our vapa staff and rob daniels and especially susan's dot whore has been keeping this in place for many years. principal of soda and mike kevin and his design team. and david golden and his leadership, and but especially at the superintendent and my colleague commissioner jill wynns. >> commissioner, mendoza-mcdonnell? >> great, thank you. >> we had a really great discussion last week around this project and i am so e
Al Jazeera America
Jan 22, 2014 11:00am EST
on the national forecast coming up, del. >> in our continuing coverage of education in america we'll continue to take a look at home schooling. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. those protests in ukraine now turning deadly. at least three men dying as protesters continue to clash with police. they are trying to take apart those demonstration camps. protesters are upset for the government's rejection of a european union treaty, and its further alignment with russia. jennifer how bad it is now? >> reporter: we have seen a lot of escalation today at least two protesters have died today as a result of the police firing at them. one of the protesters had four wounds. the other one near his heart. the police deny they were using live ammunition. we have seen the protesters and police get right up in each other's faces today. and now there are burning barricades on the street that has been really the front line of all of this since sunday when this all turned violent. and behind me in independence square, there are hundreds, thousands of people coming up. the most we have seen at night here in
Al Jazeera America
Jan 22, 2014 2:00pm EST
on the national forecast. >> dave warren, thank you very much. our continuing coverage of education in america, we took a look at homeschooling and the strict rules some states have while others have no regulations at all. credit to namibia, but should we be selling permits for the world's most endangered animals because someday wants to shoot one of them. what if somebody wants to shoot a sigh we areian tiger or asian he will insanity if these folks at the safari club want to contribute to namibia's good programs, they don't need to link their contribution to the killing of an animal, just give the money. that's what advocates do every day. >> one last quick question, where do you stand on elephants and their tusks? you justify talked about the value of rhinoceros horns and trying to fight that demand. how about elephant tusks? the u.s. and chinese governments >> a lot of >> ward is hope schooling, something she's passionate about. parents set their own lesson plans and decide what and how to teach. there are no regulations over homeschooling. oklahoma is the only stated where homeschooling is en
SFGTV
Jan 16, 2014 5:00pm PST
. other components that are affective to have a strategy and a key component is education and information and making sthur -- sure that all of us are aware of how we maintain ourselves safe but each other safe. there's also a very important component that has to do with with the infrastructure of this city and the design of our streets and how as we as a city it make sure our streets are safe not only for motorist and cyclist, but enforcement is important for this strategy and it's tonight that we should focus on and i look forward to that discussion. let me say that i want to make sure that this is a constructive and productive meeting and what i mean by that is i know there has been horrible things that have happened, but i think that it's important as we discuss how we can improve the situation and what many of us see as an epidemic that it's important for us to focus on how we move forward instead of pointing fingers. i know that there are things that all of us can do better and i know that our police department in this case is committed to making sure that every franciscan is safe
SFGTV
Jan 16, 2014 6:00pm PST
where they're most needed. we're having a discussion about the three e's. engineering, education and enforcement and although we're not engineers, the information we provide are engineers, playing a crucial part of that. so we embrace the fact that we play not only a dynamic in regards to education, obviously in terms of enforcement, but we are the foundation from which the engineering takes place. our goals for 2014 is to adopt vision zero to prevent traffic fatality for the california year. enhance our distracted drivers campaign. april is the national distracted driver month. every month is distracted driver month in san francisco. focus on the five. as i'll point out later in terms of our citation numbers and the percentage of citations that are in line with the top five collision factors, our goal is to insure that 50 plus percent of all of our traffic citations issued are for those primarily collision factors with clearly the hope of reducing incidents of speeding and running red lights and stop signs and incidents where drivers are not yielding to pedestrian and cros
Al Jazeera America
Jan 20, 2014 11:00pm EST
that they may have already infiltrated the city. >>> public schools 138 educators implicated. plus cop encounter. the officer who stopped his car for a football encounter with the boy tells us how the incident is changing his life. we begin tonight with a growing unrest in ukraine. this is a live look at kiev tonight. thousands of antigovernment protestors are taking to the streets and battling with riot police. jennifer tbleas is i greas glase capital of kiev. >> this remains a front line of this line of protestors and the police on the opposite side, with shield and riot gear. they're exchanging explosions. the protestors have been firing fireworks at the police lines and the police respond with flash grenades filled with kind of, trying to move the crowds back. it hasn't been very effective, thousands of protestors to come to support the protestors. the protestors say they'll do whatever they want, stay here as long as they can until they get whatever they want. they're making lots of noise making themselves heard so they know they're here. despite concessions from viktor yanukovych saying he
MSNBC
Jan 16, 2014 8:00am PST
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SFGTV
Jan 20, 2014 2:00pm PST
technology and they both use the education that they got at soda in what they do now for a living. i am very proud of them. i would like to be very proud of you too, to see if you move this school next week to 135 van ness avenue. and it has been a dream for a lot of people for a long time. and you can look like a bunch of heroes to the whole world when you see what comes out of the school of the arts when they have the opportunity to mix with people like dominp go . >> i actually left the loyal high school after my freshman year because the school of the arts was opening up and from the school of the arts, i was encouraged to go to act, the summer training congress where i saw professional talent, and after i graduated from college, i auditioned for act and became an act graduate, and started my own theater company. and even to this day, we actually when we are called upon, we go and support school of the arts. and having a center at civic center is essential to the training because you need that energy and the collaboration and the students need to see the professional artists do what they
SFGTV
Jan 22, 2014 8:30am PST
the funds for nutrition education. so that we can sort of educate our position out of a job because the students and staff will know what to do. thank you. >> hi, my name is anna greman and i am a research associate and i work for dr. petal whocy physician and director of pediatrics. and i am here to tell you a couple of other storis from our work that i think will hopefully add to the convincing evidences that you will support this resolution and we do a lot of work in schools and in child care facilities to promote healthy beverage consumption and we did an intervention in 12 schools in the bay area including three in san francisco unified. and even when we installed, fancy water machine and did a lot of promotion, we saw the students drinking sugar sweetened beverages and so i owned the kids bringing in the two liters of soda and took the cups from the water machine and we observed the kids purchase being soda from the fire stations or from 7-eleven and so all of this is to say that the changes that happen in the school are not enough and we know that from our work and we know th
SFGTV
Jan 17, 2014 4:00am PST
in terms of the education piece and what their responsibilities are. you know, in 2013 was the most fatal year in the past 5 years with 20 pedestrian deaths recording in san francisco. we have seen an unprecedented number of accidents along with enforcement and better infrastructure education is a need to prevent these injuries. i'm hoping to get started the education piece within the next month or so. in district seven we wanted to do some pilot program. we are asking students in our public schools to participate as crossing guards. right now there is two schools that have shown a strong interest and we are hoping to take it off. why i was interested in doing that is really the education piece where you start educating children at a young age about what their responsibilities are, not only as a pedestrian but when they get older as a driver. so that's my attempt. and what we are finding out and maybe everybody might know this, but for people that don't know this, speed is responsible for 10 times the number of pedestrian injuries in san francisco, more than driving under the influence. a
SFGTV
Jan 17, 2014 8:00am PST
. >> absolutely. vision zero. back to our slide in terms of education and enforcement, the california safety highway safety plan is a driver force in our overall education enforcement effort as well as the san francisco civil grand jury. the focus on enforcement and education priority are simple. making walking and street crossing safer in our city. we will continue to force you on vehicles that are violating the pedestrian right away and we'll focus on the vehicles that are speeding where pedestrian crosswalk are. improve bicycle safety in the same fashion by focusing on those cars that are aggressive that do not provide the at quit space for bicyclist sharing the roadway with them and which i think is a huge problem as well that hasn't been measured in very quantity ways. typically, you know, cell phone use, electron i can devices and so forth. the strategy is to be implemented are enhance the comprehensive bicycle training program for our police officers. as you see there are a number of officers who ride bicycles on on daily basis to the tune of 300 officers have been trained and bic
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